What Happened on March 1, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Pink Floyd release their album "Dark Side of the Moon", since sold over 45 million copies

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
  • Robyn Smith becomes 1st female jockey to win a major race in the US - Aqueduct's Paumonok Handicap

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ and producer (4 Strings)
  • Chris Webber, American NBA forward (Washington Bullets, Wizards), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Igor Murin, Slovakian hockey goaltender (Team Slovakia 1998), born in Trencin, Czechoslovakia
  • Jack Davenport, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England